Originally written on Fox Sports Southwest
By KEITH WHITMIRE  |  Last updated 7/23/13
DALLAS -- West Virginia coach Dana Holgorsen had a quick response to Alabama coach Nick Saban's criticism of up-tempo offenses: Get over it. Holgorsen was asked at Big 12 Media Days about the comments of Saban, Arkansas coach Bret Bielema and others than no-huddle, up-tempo offenses lead to injuries. Their beef is that not allowing teams to substitute leads to a greater risk of injury. "Yeah, I'd tell him to get over it because it's not going to change," Holgorsen said Tuesday. "It's going into the NFL, for crying out loud. There's people being hired in the NFL that have the background in college football to be able to create a little bit more parity." On Monday at the Big 12 gathering, Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy, an up-tempo proponent, said fast-paced offenses have helped create parity in college football. "Don't see it changing any time soon," Holgorsen said. "So you'd better learn to adapt to it." Follow Keith Whitmire on Twitter: @Keith_Whitmire
GET THE YARDBARKER APP:
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

Treon Harris to start at QB for Gators’ opening game

Marshawn Lynch campaigning for Seahawks to sign Fred Jackson

Alabama vs. Wisconsin showdown not selling many tickets

Report: Last-minute Deflategate settlement deal very unlikely

Aaron Rodgers doesn't want to play in 2016 Hall of Fame Game

Floyd Mayweather Sr.: Manny Pacquiao a 'liar with no skills'

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

Reports: LeSean McCoy's Week 1 status still uncertain

Jay Feely told Deflategate judge about 2009 kicking incident

Jon Gruden calls Marcus Mariota a ‘double-edged sword’

Report: Bills expected to cut Matt Cassel

Garcon: RG3 can be ‘great player on any team that he goes to’

Report: Cavs ‘convinced’ LeBron would not leave Cleveland again

College Football News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Be careful what you wish for, Jay Gruden

Ryan taking leap of faith with Bills

Top 10 storylines for Week 1 of college football season

Underdogs: Hopefuls that can shock in the World Cup

Manfred digs Shoeless Joe a deeper grave

Why Mike Trout ain't right

The Opening Drive: Jamal Anderson warns UM fans before heading to Salt Lake City

Best and worst MLB players in August

RG3 blames intern for liking Instagram post trashing owner

Four most surprising roster cuts from NFL teams

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Help
Follow Yardbarker